|Author:||Strauch, Aegidius, 1632-1682.|
|Title:||Breviarium chronologicum being a treatise describing the terms and most celebrated characters, periods and epocha's us'd in chronology, by which that useful science may easily be attained to / writ in Latin by Gyles Strauchius ... ; and now done into English from the third edition, with additions.|
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Breviarium chronologicum being a treatise describing the terms and most celebrated characters, periods and epocha's us'd in chronology, by which that useful science may easily be attained to / writ in Latin by Gyles Strauchius ... ; and now done into English from the third edition, with additions.
Strauch, Aegidius, 1632-1682., Sault, Richard, d. 1702.
London: Printed for A. Bosvile ... and P. Gilburne ..., 1699.
Added illustrated t.p.
Book IV has special t.p.: Breviarium chronologicum. Book IV : treating in perticular of the most celebrated epoch's.
"To the reader' signed: R.S. (i.e. Richard Sault, the translator)"--NUC pre-1956 imprints.
Imperfect: tightly bound, faded, with print show-through and some loss of print.
Reproduction of original in the University of Illinois Library.
Mr. LOCK in his Thoughts of Education, page. 327. speaking of the usefulness of Chronology, says,
TO THE READER.
table of contents
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE Breviarium Chronologicum, Concerning the Nature and Constitution of CHRONOLOGY.
Breviarium Chronologicum. Of the Nature and Constitution of CHRONOLOGY.
CHAP. I. Concerning some-Terms in Chronology, and those the most common, viz. Mi∣nutes, Scruples and Moments.
CHAP. II. Concerning Hours.
CHAP. III. Of Vigils and Watches.
CHAP. IV. Of the Days.
CHAP. V. Of Months.
CHAP. VI. Of Years.
CHAP. VII. Of the Epacts.
CHAP. VIII. Of a Lustrum, Saeculum, or Aevum.
CHAP. IX. Of the Epocha, Aera, Cycle and Period.
OF Chronological Characters,
CHAP. I. Of Chronological Characters in general.
CHAP. II. Of the Hebdomatic or Weekly Character.
CHAP. III. Of the lesser Sacred Annual Character or the Sabbatic Cycle.
CHAP. IV. Of the greater sacred Annual Character, or the Jubilean Cycle.
CHAP. V. Of the Solar Cycle.
CHAP. VI. Of the Lunar Cycle.
CHAP. VII. Of the Cycle of Indiction.
CHAP. VIII. Of the Character of the Roman CONSƲLATE.
OF THE Most Celebrated Periods.
CHAP. I. Of the Period of Calippus. DEFINITIONS.
CHAP. II. Of the Period of Hipparchus.
CHAP. III. Of the Victorian Period.
CHAP. IV. Of the Constantinopolitan Period.
CHAP. V. Of the Julian Period.
BOOK IV. Treating in Particular of the most Celebrated Epocha's.
CHAP. I. Of the Epocha of the World.
CHAP. II. Of the Epocha of the Jews.
CHAP. III. Of the Epocha of the Deluge.
CHAP. IV. Of the Chaldaean Epocha, and the Reigns of the Assyrian Monarchs.
CHAP. V. Of the Epocha's of the Years of Abraham.
CHAP. VI. Of the Epocha of the CCCCXXX. Years the Jews sojourned in Aegypt; of which mention is made in Exodus 12. Verse 40.
CHAP. VII. Of the Epocha of Inachus, the Foun∣der of the Kingdom of Argos in Peloponnesus, and his Successors.
CHAP. VIII. Of the Epocha of Cecrops, the first Founder of the Kingdom of Athens, and his Successors.
CHAP. IX. Of the Epocha of the Israelites leaving of Aegypt.
CHAP. X. Of the two Epocha's of the Division of the Land of Canaan among the Tribes of Israel, and of their first beginning to cultivate the Ground.
CHAP. XI. Of the Epocha of the Destruction of TROY.
CHAP. XII. Of the Epocha of the Reign of David and his Successors in both Kingdoms of Judah and Israel.
CHAP. XIII. Of the Epocha of the Temple of SOLOMON.
CHAP. XIV. Of the Epocha of the three hundred and ninety years of the Iniquity of the HOƲSE of Israel, mentioned in Ezec. Chap. 4. v. 5. & seq.
CHAP. XV. Of the End of the Reign of Sardana∣palus, and the Epocha of the Median Empire.
CHAP. XVI. Of the Olympiad Epocha.
CHAP. XVII. Of the Epocha of the building▪ of ROME.
CHAP. XVIII. Of the NABONASSAREAN EPOCHA.
CHAP. XIX. Of the Epocha of the Conquest of Sa∣maria by the Assyrians, and the Destruction of the Kingdom of Israel.
CHAP. XX. Of the Epocha of NABUCHADONO∣SOR, who is in the Holy Scripture called Nebuchadnezzar.
CHAP. XXI. Of the Epocha and Intervel of the 70 years of the Babylonian Capti∣vity mentioned 2 Chron. 36. v. 20, 21. Jer. 25. 11. c. 29. v. 10, &c.
CHAP. XXII. Of the Epocha of the Destruction of the Temple of Solomon.
CHAP. XXIII. Of the Persian Epocha of Cyrus.
CHAP. XXIV. Of the Babylonian Epocha of Cy∣rus, and the End of the first Mo∣narchy.
CHAP. XXV. Of the Epocha of the Banishment of the Roman Kings, and the Esta∣blishment of the Consular Dignity.
CHAP. XXVI. Of the Epocha of the first War betwixt the Greeks and Persians, or the time of the Battel fought near Ma∣rathon.
CHAP. XXVII. Of the Expedition or Descent of Xerxes into Greece, and the Epocha of the Battel of Salamis.
CHAP. XXVIII. Of the Epocha of the Peloponnesian WAR.
CHAP. XXIX. Of the Epocha and Interval of the Se∣venty Weeks of Daniel mentioned in the 9th Chapter, Verse 24.
CHAP. XXX. Of the Epocha of the Graecian Empire in Asia, and the Beginning of the Epocha after the last Battle fought betwixt Alexander the Great and Darius Codomannus, and of the Pe∣riod of Calippus.
CHAP. XXXI. Of the time of the Death of Alexan∣der the Great, and the Epocha of the Years of Philip.
CHAP. XXXII. Of the Epocha of the Seleucides, which is also called the Graecian and Alex∣andrian Epocha, and of the Con∣venant and Therick DHILCAR∣NAIN, mentioned in the Book of the Maccabees.
CHAP. XXXIII. Of the Epocha and time of the Asmo∣neans, who were afterwards called Maccabeans.
CHAP. XXXIV. Of the Antiochian Epocha or.
CHAP. XXXV. Of the Julian Epocha.
CHAP. XXXVI. Of the Epocha of the time of Herod and the Reigns of the Foreign Kings over the Jews.
CHAP. XXXVII. Of the Spanish Aera, which is other∣wise called the Aera of CAESAR, and the Aera of Aera's.
CHAP. XXXVIII. Of the Epocha of the Battle of Actium used among the Aegyptians.
CHAP. XXXIX. Of the Epocha of the Augustus's.
CHAP. XL. Of the True and Vulgar Epocha of CHRIST.
CHAP. XLI. Of the Epocha of the Passion of Christ.
CHAP. XLII. Of the Epocha of the last Destruction of the City of Jerusalem.
CHAP. XLIII. Of the Epocha of Dioclesian, which is commonly called by the Aegyptians the AERA OF MARTYRS, by Eusebius the AERA , or of Persecution, by the Aethiopi∣ans the AERA OF GRACE, and by the Mahometans the AERA ELKUPTI.
CHAP. XLIV. Of the Epocha of Constantine the Great, and the Transactions under his Reign.
CHAP. XLV. Of the Epocha and the Encoenia of NEW ROME, or the City of Constantinople, and the Division of the Roman Empire into the Eastern and Western Empire.
CHAP. XLVI. Of the Turkish Epocha, commonly called the Epocha of Hegira.
CHAP. XLVII. Of the Persian Epocha, called com∣monly YEZDEJERD.
CHAP. XLVIII. Of the Jellalaean or Gelalaean Epocha, otherwise called the Royal Epocha, and the Epocha of the Sultans.
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